Amateur Photographer of the Year 2016 – Your chance to enter the UK’s most prestigious competition for amateur photographers – sponsored by Sigma.
Theme/Categories & dates:
|1. Sense of Doubt||Abstract Images||5 Mar||28 Mar||30 Apr|
|2. Width of a Circle||Creative Wide angle||2 Apr||1 May||28 May|
|3. Soul Love||Portraiture||7 May||29 May||25 June|
|4. Scary Monster||Wildlife at Home and Abroad||4 June||26 June||30 July|
|5. Little Wonder||Macro (insects/flowers/plants)||2 Jul||31 Jul||27 Aug|
|6. A Small Plot of Land||Landscapes and Cityscapes||6 Aug||28 Aug||24 Sept|
|7. Big Brother||Street Photography||3 Sept||25 Sept||29 Oct|
|8. Blackout||Black & White||1 Oct||30 Oct||26 Nov|
Image detail /Rules:
- Entrants may submit only one photograph per month, as an sRGB JPEG file that is 2700-3000 pixels along its longest dimension, an unmounted print (max size 210 x 297mm) or slide (no glass mounts please), in colour or black & white.
- There is no age limit for entering and international entries will be accepted.
Awards: – Prizes are awarded to the first-placed entrants for each round. This year we have great Sigma lenses, cameras and accessories on offer, worth a total each month of around £1,000. We also have a top prize of Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art (£799.99), Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art (£849.99) and Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro (£649.99) lenses worth more than £2,000. That’s a grand total of over £10,000 for APOY 2016 in association with Sigma.